This week marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Here’s a roundup of some of the best pieces online on the state of abortions access in this country.
The federal civil rights lawsuit could be an important step in holding corporate owners liable for actions of their franchise owners.
The story of Purvi Patel’s prosecution, and the others lining up behind her, paint a bleak picture of life under the state’s ultra-conservative Republican reign and give a frightening look of what’s to come as increasingly draconian abortion restrictions force pregnant people to turn to other, sometimes illegal and often dangerous, means.
Montana lawmakers held a committee hearing on a bill that would require some low-income residents to be drug tested to qualify for welfare assistance.
“It seems that the majority has an endless supply of bills attacking women’s health. Can’t pass this one? Grab another,” said Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) on the House floor.
A group of nearly 100 West Virginians gathered at the state capitol on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade to protest a new bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
Concerned about a possible female GOP “revolt” over a 20-week abortion ban, Republicans will pinch-hit with another bill from their deep bench of anti-choice legislation—a bill to restrict federal funding for abortion coverage.
House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act, a response to an unprecedented onslaught of state-level restrictions on abortion providers that has restricted women’s access to reproductive health care.
A plan to provide health care to low-income Tennesseans seems to be gathering support among state lawmakers, business leaders, and voters.
The unanimous opinion ruled that an Arkansas prison policy banning facial hair violates prisoners’ religious rights.